WooCommerce registers two user roles once activated, and grants additional capabilities to the Admin
manage_woocommerce for WooCommerce Settings
People become Customers
when registering via the checkout or sign-up process.
- Have read access only for most capacities. This is the equivalent status to a normal blog subscriber.
- Can edit their own account information.
- View past/present orders.
is a role you can give someone to manage the shop without making them an Admin. They have all the rights a customer has, and are granted the main capabilities:
manage_woocommerce: Gives shop managers the option to manage all settings within WooCommerce, and create/edit products.
view_woocommerce_reports: Gives them access to all WooCommerce reports.
The Shop Manager role
has all the capabilities listed at our WooCommerce GitHub repo
They also have general WordPress editor capabilities.
If you wish to modify roles and capabilities, you can try the plugin User roles editor – Add, Assign and Switch user roles
You can alternatively use a third-party plugin such as:
However, please note that WooCommerce Support is not
in a position to offer assistance on third party related issues/requests. This is also mentioned in our support policy